Manager / AVP – Audit Professional Practices Specialist

February 27, 2024

Manager / AVP – Audit Professional Practices Specialist

ReferenceFUN000799

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
  • INTERNAL AUDIT - INSPECTION GENERALE
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About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function:

Inspection Générale (IG) is a global and independent integrated Function, in charge of the Group’s periodic control and a key player in the Bank’s internal control framework. IG has more than 1,300 employees covering more than 70 countries across the world. On behalf of the Board of Directors, IG performs independently audit assignments on all activities and locations of the Group to assess their governance, their risk management, and their control framework. 

Job Title:

Audit Professional Practices Specialist

Date:

2024

Department:

Inspection Générale

Location:

Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

Integrated Control Function

Reports to:

(Direct)

COO of IG Hub APAC 

Grade:

(if applicable)

NA

(Functional)

NA

Number of Direct Reports:

NA

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

The Audit Professional Practices Specialist is a member of the Inspection Generale Professional Practices Expertise Center for Asia, working in dual office mode with IG Hub APAC COO team.

Main objective of the Audit Professional Practices Expertise Center is to support the Inspection Générale Management Team (Head of Hub and the Audit Managers) in the planning, steering and reporting of the audit work. By contributing to the different key processes of IG – excl. conduct of assignment – the Audit Professional Practices Specialist helps Inspection Générale meet the IIA standards and other requirements (set by the ECB notably), and to provide adequate management information to the Regional Management of the APAC Region as well as to the General Management and Board of BNP Paribas

Responsibilities

·       Audit planning processes

o   Collection and preparation of data sourced from Global systems (RCSA, Historical Incidents, FTEs, etc.) to initiate the cartography update and risk assessment processes

o   Weekly follow-up and reporting of process progress (for Risk Assessment in particular)

o   Identification of opportunities for transversal assignments for the Audit Plan

o   Preparation and analysis of data facilitating the optimal engineering of the Audit Plan

o   Powerpoint decks preparation for governance bodies (intermediary synthesis and validation)

o   Audit trail input in the systems where appropriate

·       Audit committees deck preparation

o   Extraction of relevant data from audit systems to compile relevant statistics for presentations, using PowerBI

o    Analysis of underlying data to draft a first set of comments in the deck

·       Recommendations follow-up: Production of the outstanding recommendations follow-up reports and committee decks

·       Audit Tools support

o   Guiding the auditors in the use of the Audit tools, including   relaying of the tool’s new features developed by the central teams

o   Liaising with the IG Tools Team to fix the issues encountered by the audit team in the Region

·       Audit report (ARIG and semi-ARIG)

o    Collection of information (reco findings, IG opinion, RA,)

o    Data analysis

o    Production and proposal for a V0 of the ARIG report / Semi-ARIG deck incl. comments

·       SLAs and Invoicing

o   Maintenance of the SLAs and steering of their integration / cleaning in RISK360 (where appropriate)

o   Management of the allocation keys and/or invoicing process for each SLA (monthly or quarterly basis)

·       Budget preparation and monitoring

o   Compile figures to support the annual budgeting process and other head office reporting

o   Maintain the monthly expenses and headcounts follow-up

·       Administrative tasks

o   Assist new joiners to request the access to the audit tools

o   Assist to arrange logistics/liaise with relevant partie on events organisation for the Hub

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Skills

Type

Skill

Mastery

Business Skills

Risk awareness / internal control culture

Proficient

Business Skills

Data processing & analytics

Proficient

Behavioral Skills

Capacity to communicate (written and verbal)

Proficient

Behavioral Skills

Ability to collaborate/Teamwork

Proficient

Behavioral Skills

Active listening

Proficient

Behavioral Skills

Organisational skills

Proficient

Behavioral Skills

Adaptability

Expert

 

 

 

Transversal Skills

Analysis and synthesis capabilities

Proficient

 

 

 

Language Skills

English (Fluent)

Expert

Language Skills

French would be a plus

 

 

 

 

Tools and Methodologies

MS Office Pack Microsoft Powerpoint

Proficient

Tools and Methodologies

MS Office Pack Microsoft Excel

Proficient

Tools and Methodologies

PowerBI (end user)

 

Experience, Academic Background & Other Qualifications

Field of Expertise:

– Financial and / or Risk Analysis and Advisory and/or Business Management (3 – 4 years)

– Administrative Support (3 – 4 years)

Specific Qualifications (if required)

– Graduate in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Engineering; or

– Master of Business Administration

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Communication skills – oral & written

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Attention to detail / rigor

Active listening

Adaptability

Transversal Skills:

Analytical Ability

Ability to manage a project

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Education Level:

Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

NA

In your position you will be exposed to Compliance risks and it is your duty to contribute to protecting the Bank. As a BNP Paribas employee, you must act in compliance with all internal policies and procedures applicable to you and to the business area you are (will be) working for. Financial Security, Know Your Client, Protection of Interest of Clients, Market Integrity, Professional Ethics, Anti-Bribery & Corruption as well as respect for Banking and Fiscal Compliance regulations are at the very core concern of the Bank. The stringent compliance with the above is deemed as an overarching goal for any employee in the Group

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